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Re: Calculating optimal disk partitions

From: craig
Subject: Re: Calculating optimal disk partitions
Date: Fri, 10 May 2013 08:02:27 -0500 (CDT)

On Thursday, May 9, 2013 21:52, "Chris Murphy" <address@hidden> said:

> On May 9, 2013, at 8:20 AM, address@hidden wrote:
>>  In the meantime, do you mind if I post a pointer to our conversation here 
>> back
>> on the Debian User list for anyone that might be following it there?
> No, feel free.

> The simplest rule of thumb is to start a partition at 1MB, and specify all
> partition sizes in whole MB's. It solves this, and maybe also for SSDs. The 
> open
> question is some SSDs have 2+MB erase block sizes and it's not clear if 
> there's a
> benefit, or even a way, to partition on 2MB boundaries. Any recent partition 
> tool
> starts the first partition on a 1MB boundary.
> Chris Murphy

Thanks for that as well. I will take what I have learned and see how well I can 
apply it.

All the best!

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